Celebrating International Women’s Day with women and families around the world is always a delight! I spent March 8, 1986, in the icy snow of Moscow with 16 Women For Peace shopping the kiosks with Russian families. International Women’s day in Russia is like Christmas in the U.S. Families were shopping for flowers and gifts […]
I think we have all been trying to reduce waste, especially plastic waste for sometime now. Some of our local laws have helped us in this direction by prohibiting grocery outlets handing out free plastic bags that end up in the ocean (and in our seafood), in trees, and in already pushed to the limit […]
Mother Nature probably has a plant of some kind to balance every microbe problematic to humans and other species. Our foremothers were scientists. And we benefit from all that herbal and plant wisdom today. Here is a list of Nature’s antibiotics!
Sexism in the Animal Rights Movement is not new—it’s part of our culture and has been in the movement since women first started working to protect animals! Male privilege and white privilege are connected with human privilege—they are connected with the problem of animal abuse. We need to recognize these interconnections and make the necessary changes in our lives if we want to bring change. Going vegan is critical, but we also have to root out sexism, racism, and other forms of oppression to welcome a world of peace.
The Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) was at the G20 meeting this month and sends us a lot of good news from around the world. “All G20 countries have committed to promote gender equality through adopting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Meaningful climate action needs to tackle gender inequality and contribute to promoting, […]
Events of the world take turns toward the good in abundance. A Parthenon of Banned Books and the good news wins again! The list of good news grows every day. Let us not stay in despair too long when we hear the bad news, because the good news is soon to follow. Search it out and then share it.
Well, we certainly need Feminism on this Earth Day 2017! Eco-Feminists have long made the connection between the oppression of women and earth’s degradation and resource exploitation. Earth Day Feminism is an important and essential part of the Climate Change Solution. As we say at Green Woman Store:
“Green Women make informed choices and negotiate outcomes that balance biodiversity, conservation, and human development needs”
Eat Organic Foods! You limit your exposure to synthetic insecticides, fungicides and herbicides, because organic farming avoids using these chemicals. Additionally, by eating organic foods, you limit your intake of growth hormones and antibiotics, because organic meat and dairy farmers are prohibited from using hormones and antibiotics in organic livestock and dairy production. Finally, by eating organic foods, you limit your intake of GMO (genetically modified) foods because organic farmers cannot raise genetically modified crops or livestock — or use production aids/feeds that are genetically modified.” Sandi J. Star, HHP, CNC, Founder of KarmicHealth.com